WEBSITES, TOOLS AND APPS
A goldmine of recreational fishing data is now available in one place thanks to researchers and state government officials in Illinois and Indiana.
Aquaculture Economics & Marketing Resources
Whether you are an aquaculture producer or you are thinking of getting into an aquaculture business, this site provides you the best information and education to ensure a productive, innovative and profitable aquaculture business.
Aquatic Invaders in the Marketplace
This website provides individuals with the information and tools they need to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species commonly found in trade. Water gardeners, aquarium hobbyists, retailers, anglers, teachers, wholesalers and more can use these resources to learn about invasive species and identify alternative organisms that are safe to buy and sell.
Chicago Water Walk App
Explore some the city's celebrated sites as you walk or bike the tour routes. You will learn the history, ecology and engineering of Chicago.
Great Lakes Monitoring
This site provides easy access to long-term, environmental monitoring data collected throughout the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Mud
This website chronicles and illustrates sediment cleanup in Areas of Concerns (AOCs) targeted the U.S. Environmental Protect Agency
Great Lakes Social Science Network
The network serves as a platform for trainings to learn about social science methods and as a community for discussing social science theory and application. The network also connects Sea Grant professionals across programs to jointly pursue social science research in the Great Lakes.
How to Dispose of Unwanted Medicine & Personal Care Products
This resources provides everything a community or school needs to properly dispose of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs).
Lake Michigan Fish Catch
This project website provides anglers on Lake Michigan with information about catch rates of Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Chinook Salmon, Brown Trout and Coho Salmon over the past two decades.
Nab the Aquatic Invader
An innovative web site that introduces students (grades 4-10) to marine and freshwater invasive species and their impacts through colorful cartoon characters.
Recreational Fishing Data
This website provides easy access to more than 30 years of recreational fishing data in southern Lake Michigan. Data includes fishing effort, harvest, harvest rates, expenditure, travel, satisfaction and preferences. Users can filter data by a number of variables to produce customized charts and data tables that can be exported.
Resilient Chicago helps decision makers in the greater Chicago metropolitan region incorporate climate adaptation into local planning efforts that address the political, logistical, and financial aspects of local climate planning.
Southern Lake Michigan Outdoors
Visit this destination website to explore the coastal regions of Indiana and Illinois. Places of interest include national parks, city parks, blueways and other spots perfect for a day outdoors.
Tipping Points and Indicators
This program is a collaborative program that gives watershed planning groups across the Great Lakes the information they need to protect natural resources and enhance local economies.